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The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 286 4 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 135 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 85 1 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 71 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 33 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 30 2 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 29 1 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 25 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 20 2 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 18 0 Browse Search
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d cross, at Bridgeport, to the south side of the Tennessee, with all the force that could be spared from guarding the railroad in his rear, and move along the main wagon-road, by way of Whitesides, to Wauhatchie, in the Lookout valley. Major-General John M. Palmer, commanding a division of the Fourth corps, in the Army of the Cumberland, was moved to a position opposite Chattanooga. From there, he was to march by the Jasper road, the only practicable route north of the Tennessee, to a point on ffort, Grant had a shorter line by which to reenforce his subordinate, than the rebels themselves possessed around the base of the mountain. The fate of Lookout valley was decided. The force which had started for Whitesides, under command of Palmer, reached its destination at the appointed time, and took up the position intended in the original plan of the movement; so that two good lines were now secured, by which to obtain supplies from the railroad at Bridgeport; namely, the main wagon-r
attle-field of Chattanooga movement of Granger and Palmer capture of Orchard knoll advance of Thomas's lineand thus develop the strength of the enemy. Major-General Palmer, commanding the Fourteenth corps, was directstant that Grant gave the second order, Granger and Palmer moved their forces down the slope of the hill wheretroops into the very face of Johnson's division, of Palmer's corps, by whom they were nearly all made prisonerChickamauga station; and Thomas's force (Hooker and Palmer) moved on the Atlanta road towards Greysville and Rere left behind, to follow as soon as practicable. Palmer, who now reported to Hooker, was sent to Greysvilled proceeded to Ringgold, Cruft's division leading. Palmer came up with the rear of the enemy, on the road fromarch at daylight, and, at Greysville, came up with Palmer's corps. The roads, in advance, were filled with amills, and all the military material. On the 29th, Palmer returned to Chattanooga, with his command, and the
ant, from Tunnel hill: Davis and Johnson (two of his division commanders) occupy the pass at Buzzard's roost. They have a force equal to theirs in their front, who outnumber them in artillery. It is not possible to carry the place by assault. Palmer made the attempt to turn it yesterday with Baird's and Cruft's divisions, but was met by an equal force, and in an equally strong position as at Buzzard's roost. After expending nearly all his ammunition, he retired, during the night, to Catoosa platform. Our transportation is poor and limited. We are not able to carry more than sixty rounds per man. Artillery-horses so poor that General Palmer could bring but sixteen pieces. The country is stripped entirely of subsistence and forage. The enemy's cavalry is much superior to ours. Prisoners taken yesterday report that a portion of Cleburne's division The, Ms. here is imperfect. Probably the words has returned should he supplied. . . . . I will wait the developments of this day,